COVID-19 Social Story and Activity Booklet (For Kids and Their Grown-Ups)

This booklet includes an illustrated story and activities to help parents and guardians who are contemplating the COVID-19 vaccination for their child have a conversation with their child about the vaccine. The booklet was developed and designed for print availability in health care facility waiting rooms, and can be used in other settings.

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Comic Strip: Health Care Workers Who Get Vaccinated Are Heroes

Health workers like you are putting their trust in science, getting the COVID-19 vaccine, and feeling more confident treating patients. You can feel safer at work too.

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    Spreading good vibes and vaccine confidence up to the last mile

    Get Vaxxed for Good Vibes is a USAID-supported campaign to help the Department of Health in the Philippines advance COVID prevention and vaccine confidence for at-risk populations in rural and semi-urban communities. Two years into the global pandemic, promoting minimum public health standards together with vaccine uptake helps communities recover and bounce back.

    Check out our Get Vaxxed for Good Vibes resources here

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      On the Fence About COVID-19 Vaccines?

      This is an infosheet touching on key topics of concern regarding COVID-19 vaccination. It addresses core components of hesitation, fears, and misunderstandings. Target audiences for this infographic are rural communities, those on the fence or undecided about vaccination, and adults with multiple comorbidities.

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      Real-Time Rumor Tracking for COVID-19: System Design and Implementation Guide

      This document is written for humanitarian or public health organizations as well as national governments seeking to document rumors in a systematic and dynamic fashion.

      First, the document provides an overview of the role of rumors in a public health or humanitarian emergency, followed by a summary of the community-based approach taken by Breakthrough ACTION during the COVID-19 pandemic.

      Finally, the guide lays out an application of this approach using the District Health Information System 2 (DHIS2) open source software platform, including an overview of a pre-configured metadata package that can be installed on a new DHIS2 system or imported to an existing system.

      While this guide and the associated DHIS2 package were developed for COVID-19, rumors play a role in a variety of public health issues. Real-time monitoring of rumors thus provides a unique opportunity for dynamic two-way communication with communities.

      Source: Real-Time Rumor Tracking for COVID-19: System Design and Implementation Guide

      Pre-Configured Metadata Package [ZIP]

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        Guide Book: Campaign – Community Involvement and the Important Message of COVID-19 Vaccination for the Elderly

        In general, this book aims to provide implementation guidance to accelerate access for elderly to COVID-19 vaccination, through Communications Campaign and Community involvement activity. This book specifically aims to:

        1. Be a guide for preparing campaign and community involvement plans for COVID-19
          Program manager, communications manager and other related stakeholder that contribute
          to increase the outreach of messages for elderly COVID-19 vaccination.
        2. Coordinate important messages on COVID-19 vaccinations for the elderly as well
          COVID-19 preventive behavior.
        3. Simplification of vaccination messages to encourage the elderly to participate in
          COVID-19 vaccination program.

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        The Little Jab Book: 18 Behavioral Science Strategies for Increasing Vaccination Uptake

        While the COVID-19 vaccines have given the world hope that the pandemic’s end is in sight, we now face another challenge: ensuring enough people actually get vaccinated to quell the disease.

        The Little Jab Book provides 18 strategies – derived from the behavioral sciences – that can be applied to increase uptake throughout the vaccination process.

        It also includes a primer on important formative research to conduct, and barriers to consider, before adapting the strategies for the reader’s own context. Led by Save the Children’s Center for Utilizing Behavioral Insights for Children (CUBIC), the Busara Center for Behavioral Economics, and Common Thread, The Little Jab Book highlights case studies from previous vaccination programs around the world, and is based on interviews and insights from a dozen global behavioral science and health experts.

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          Anti-stigma posters and leaflets for COVID-19 (Cote d’Ivoire)

          This series of printed materials (posters and leaflets) was developed by Breakthrough ACTION Cote d’Ivoire in collaboration with its government partners. It focuses on the non-stigmatization of people living with or recovered from COVID-19, in the community and in the workplace.

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